Impressions in Clay: Journey to the 2014 Gathering of Indigenous Visual Artists of the Pacific Rim

These three blog posts serve as a lovely reminder of my trip in January of 2014 to Ngapuhi in Kaikohe, New Zealand to participate in a gathering of amazing indigenous artists called "Kokiri Putahi".

Jewelry & Prints For Sale @ Washington State History Museum Gift Shop

Ceramic jewelry, including the above-pictured styles, as well as my linocut prints, are now available for sale at the Washington State History Museum Gift Shop! The Museum is located at:
1911 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
 Phone:(253)798- 5895

Crude Repression

Crude Repression
Ceramic, glaze
8” x 7” x 7”
Many voices all over the world call out to protect the earth’s ecosystems from exploitation by the oil industry, and are suppressed.
Created at :Kokiri Putahi: 7th Gathering of International Indigenous Visual Artists in Kaikohe, New Zealand in January 2014. Exhibited at "In the Spirit: Contemporary Native Art Show," May - August, 2014 at the Washington State History Museum.



Clay, glaze, gourd, acrylic

The two-faced nature of betrayal is poisonous. Sucked in by beauty and charm, you may become prey to the nature of the viper.

This piece will be shown at the Ngapuhi Festival in Kaihoke, New Zealand Aotearoa January 25-26, 2014